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Contains / Salt: Escitalopram

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Manufactured by: Solvate Laboratries Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Escitalopram

Prescription Required

5 लोगों ने इस दवा को हाल ही में खरीदा

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Essita Benefits & Uses

Essita is used to treat the following -

Essita Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Essita


Essita Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Essita is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Ejaculation disorder
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Drowsiness
  9. Rhinitis
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild
  12. Dry Mouth Mild

Essita Related Warnings

Is the use of Essita safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Essita. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.


Is the use of Essita safe during breastfeeding?

Essita should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Essita on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Essita on [Organ] have been reported.


What is the effect of Essita on the Liver?

Essita is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Essita on the Heart?

Essita has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Essita with Other Drugs

Essita should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Essita Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Essita unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Suicidal Tendency
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Potassium Deficiency
  5. Calcium Deficiency
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Essita

Is this Essita habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Essita.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Essita.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Essita.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Essita can treat mental disorders.


Essita Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Essita

Taking Essita with food does not cause any problem.


Interaction between Alcohol and Essita

Consuming Essita with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


Essita से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Essita?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

Essita is a brand name of escitalopram and it comes in the form of a tablet (solid unit dosage form). It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used for the treatment of depression (major depressive disorder) and anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder). It is also used in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Essita?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

For treatment of anxiety Essita is usually given upto 8 weeks and for the treatment of depression, the duration of treatment may vary depending upon the severity of depression. Take Essita as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can Essita treat anxiety?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Essita is used in the treatment of anxiety. It has been found to be very effective in reducing anxiety in the patients.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can Essita cause withdrawal symptoms?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Essita causes withdrawal symptoms when the drug is suddenly discontinued after long-term treatment. These withdrawal symptoms can include seizures, dysphoria (unease or dissatisfaction), vomiting, sweating, uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body, stomach or muscle cramps, anxiety, or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Is Essita addictive?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

No, Essita is not addictive. It has not been reported to cause addiction among those who are taking it.

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 461
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 520-522